Randi Weaver

Good Giving

‘In both family and corporate giving, donating money or time is seen not as an obligation, but rather as a privilege’, says Randi Weaver, founder of philanthropy consultancy Good Giving. Her work includes planning advice and strategic wealth management for… Read More

Simon Weil

Bircham Dyson Bell

Simon Weil, private wealth partner at Bircham Dyson Bell, advises on legal matters relating to wealth, charity, trusts, and tax planning. A highlight this year was advising the owner of a unique collection of Renaissance and Baroque clocks, housed in… Read More

Joanna Walker

Charities Aid Foundation

Joanna Walker, head of private clients at Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), has ‘the best job in the world’, she says. ‘I help wealthy individuals and families channel their charitable giving.’ Walker has an enormous client base: ‘About 2,700 the last… Read More

Emma Turner

Barclays Private Bank

Emma Turner, head of client philanthropy at Barclays Private Bank, says that ‘developing deep relationships with clients, and seeing them enjoy their philanthropy because they have planned what they want to do and are clear on what they want to… Read More

Lenka Setkova

Coutts Institute

Lenka Setkova sees philanthropy as playing a key role in family values for the wealthy. ‘We are finding that many clients are now effectively considering philanthropy as an important tool to aid wealth succession,’ says the executive director at the… Read More

Russell Prior

HSBC Private Banking

Appointed head of philanthropy for EMEA at HSBC Private Banking in 2011, Russell Prior often finds himself working with millennial HNWs. According to HSBC research, they have ‘different views and attitudes’ to their predecessors. Young entrepreneurs are ‘more driven by… Read More

Frances Prenn

Scott Prenn

‘What’s really important is true partnership between executives, trustees, donors and us,’ says Frances Prenn, who founded Scott Prenn LLP 20 years ago. The London-based fundraising consultancy specialises in creating and organising campaigns for charities, on board leadership development, corporate… Read More

Maya Prabhu

Coutts Institute

For Maya Prabhu, managing director of the Coutts Institute, philanthropic giving ‘is a balance of heart and mind’. She also serves on the board of a private family foundation and the Social Entrepreneurs Trust, advising HNWs and their families on… Read More

Ben Morton Wright

Global Philanthropic

Ben Morton Wright, president and CEO of Global Philanthropic, has had an ‘unbelievable’ year since the launch of Talking Philanthropy, an annual forum for donors, advisers and Third Sector experts. His group’s partnership with Kleinwort Hambros Bank, in which his… Read More

Plum Lomax


Donor adviser Plum Lomax has been supporting individual, family and corporate philanthropy for 14 years. The deputy head of NPC’s Funders team notes that family foundations and offices have dominated their work. ‘There is increasing interest in impact investment, and… Read More